What You need to know about Food Waste for Your Business

If your business generates food waste of any type, you are responsible for ensuring its proper disposal. There are certain local regulations that are more stringent than those provided here. However, all businesses in the UK that generate any type of food waste are required to follow at least these minimum guidelines.

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Good Riddance To Bad Rubbish

The EU Waste Framework is the governing legislation for the handling and disposal of food waste. You must dispose of food waste in a hygienic manner that avoids contamination. Food waste your business generates cannot attract animals or pests, touch the surfaces on which food is prepared or eaten, or be disposed of in ways that are harmful to the environment. Hiring a firm licensed to dispose of your waste products is a good way to ensure that you do not run afoul of the EU Waste Framework. Your business experiences significant long term savings through proper adherence to the rules. If your business violates the EU Waste Framework, you may have to pay a fine or redesign your disposal system. Continue reading